Sherwood Kids!

Vision

The Christ-led influencers of this generation will work together to raise the Christ-led influencers of the next generation.

Mission

We lead kids to develop a deep understanding of who God is and a love for others that reflects God's love for us.

Values

Live like God owns everything
Mentor across generations
Think like everyday missionaries
Tell life-changing faith stories
Create fun, refreshing experiences

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Special Programs

 For more ways to grow and share together, check out the following opportunities.

Cub Scout Pack 164

Local Christian Camps

Upward Sports

VBX Block Parties

Wednesday AWANA, Choir and Nursery

From the Blog

February News for Sherwood Kids!
Feb 01, 2019

To learn what's happening in the children's ministry at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, check out the information below:

  • Joining God's Family class begins this Sunday, February 3, during the 11:00 service. This four-week class will take place in Room 204. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • The next Parents Night Out will be on Friday, February 15, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • SuperStart registration for 5th graders ends this Sunday, February 3. This overnight event is a great opportunity for 5th graders to learn from some outstanding teachers, to connect with their peers and leaders, and to meet the Jr. High minister. It will take place on March 8-9, and the cost is $50. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • SAVE THE DATE: VBX Block Parties will take place from June 3-7. It will be an exciting time for us to build relationships and have spiritual conversations with our neighbors that will continue even after the event is over. Site leader registration will open on March 1, and participant registration will open on April 7. For more information in the meantime, feel free to contact us at .
  • Sherwood Kids is currently looking for a part-time Early Childhood Coordinator who would oversee the Early Childhood program. To learn more about the position or about applying for the position, please email Stephen Figert at . The application deadline is Friday, February 8.

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit our webpage (socc.org/kids), follow us on Instagram (@sherwoodkids_east), and join our Facebook page (Sherwood Kids!). As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at , if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

January News for Sherwood Kids!
Jan 03, 2019

Happy New Year! To learn what's happening in the children's ministry at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church, check out the information below:

  • Joining God's Family class will begin on Sunday, February 3, during the 11:00 service. This four-week class will take place in Room 204. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be on Friday, February 15, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • All 5th graders are invited to come with us to SuperStart. This overnight event is a great opportunity for 5th graders to learn from some outstanding teachers, to connect with their peers and leaders, and to meet the Jr. High minister. It will take place on March 8-9, and the cost is $50. Visit www.socc.org/kids to learn more and to register.
  • WANTED! Every SK! area on Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and Friday mornings is looking for people who can spend one hour every week or every other week this the spring semester (January-May) building relationships with a small group of kids and helping them grow in their relationship with Jesus. Please contact Stephen Figert ( ) to learn more about joining the SK! volunteer team.
  • Housing Need. Bandee Yi has enrolled for 10th grade at  in North High School. She would like to live with an American family close to the high school through the end of May. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Brad Pontius at .

If you would like more information about the goings-on in Sherwood Kids!, please feel free to visit our webpage (socc.org/kids), follow us on Instagram (@sherwood_kids), and join our Facebook page (Sherwood Kids!). As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at , if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

December News for Sherwood Kids!
Dec 01, 2018

Merry Christmas! Check out the following important news to learn about some family-friendly events for you and your One Life:

  • The Christmas FX (Family eXperience) will be in the gym at Bloomington East this Sunday, December 2, during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. This is a great opportunity for families to grow and share together during the Christmas season! For more information, visit www.socc.org/kids. (Please note that there will be regular programming for kids ages birth through 3 years only.)
  • The Sherwood Kids Choir will perform the musical The Christmas Express in the Worship Center at Bloomington East on December 9 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. (Please note that there will be regular programming for kids ages birth through 3 years only.)
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be at Bloomington East on Friday, December 7, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids for more information and to register.
  • No Sherwood Kids programming on December 23. There will be childcare for kids ages 2 and under. Please use the Christmas Eve services on December 23 and 24 as an opportunity for your family to worship together in the Worship Center. 

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

November News for Sherwood Kids!
Oct 31, 2018

The holiday season is around the corner, and we're looking forward to sharing it with you all! So, check out the following important news to learn about upcoming family-friendly events and programs:

  • Sherwood Kids' Pajama Day is this Sunday! Set your clocks back an hour before you go to bed on Saturday and wear your favorite pajamas to church on Sunday.
  • Collections for Operation Gratitude. We will collect your extra Halloween candy and send it to our troops overseas through the Operation Gratitude program. It's a simple way to encourage our troops! Collection bins will be located in each Sherwood Kids' area and you can drop it off at the church office until Wednesday, November 7.
  • Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluations are on November 15th (at the gym at Bloomington East) and 17th (at the gym at the Crestmont Boys and Girls Club)!  To learn more and to register, visit www.socc.org/upward
  • The Christmas FX (Family eXperience) will be in the gym on December 2 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services. This is a great opportunity for families to grow and share together during the Christmas season! For more information, visit www.socc.org/kids
  • The next Parents' Night Out will be on Friday, December 7, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. Visit www.socc.org/kids for more information and to register.
  • The Sherwood Kids Choir will perform the musical The Christmas Express in the Worship Center on December 9 during the 9:30 and 11:00 services.
  • The Sherwood Kids! staff has a new member! Katie Bishop has accepted the position as the Sherwood Kids Elementary Coordinator. We are thrilled to have such an outgoing and caring leader in this role. When you see her in the halls, give her a big welcome.
  • Sherwood Oaks is hiring! Currently, there are three positions available--graphic designer, custodian, and high school minister. If you (or someone you know) are interested in filling any of these roles, please visit socc.org/jobs for more information and to apply.

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions or concerns.

From the Blog

October News for Sherwood Kids
Oct 02, 2018

Check out the following important news to learn how to stay connected:

  • Operation Christmas Child Service Project. The elementary kids will pack shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child during the 9:30 and 11:00 services on Sunday, November 11. If you would like to donate supplies for the kids to pack, please leave your donations in the storage bins located in each Sherwood Kids area.
  • Save the Date: Upward Basketball and Cheerleading evaluation dates are on the website! Registration will open on October 22. Visit www.socc.org/upward to learn more.
  • Trunk or Treat will be in the upper parking lot at Bloomington East on Friday, October 26, from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Trunk set-up will begin at 6:00pm. For more information and to register, visit www.socc.org/kids.
  • Pajama Day will be on Sunday, November 4. To participate, set your clocks back an hour on Saturday night and let your kids wear their favorite pajamas to church the next morning.
  • Landscaping Rocks. Each week the church staff finds several of the landscaping rocks inside the building. Please help us make sure that the landscaping rocks stay outside in their designated areas.

 

Sherwood Kids Staff

Stephen Figert

Stephen Figert

Director of Sherwood Kidsoffice: 812.334.0206 x221
Desiree Chenault

Desiree Chenault

Nursery Coordinator, Sherwood Kids Assistant
Alex Gurtcheff

Alex Gurtcheff

Youth Ministries Creative Produceroffice: 812.334.0206 x 206
Nate May

Nate May

Bloomington West Children's Coordinatoroffice: 812.334.0206
Kelly Pitner

Kelly Pitner

Weekday Preschool Infant/Toddler Coordinator & Mom2Mom Kids Coordinatoroffice: 812.334.0206 x203
Marie Robertson

Marie Robertson

Weekday Preschool Directoroffice: 812.335.3847
Becky Thompson

Becky Thompson

Sherwood Kids Coordinator - Bloomington Westoffice: 812.334.0206 x 274

Stacey Bellush

Weekday Preschool Assistant
Heather Knoy

Heather Knoy

Sherwood Kids Coordinator
Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

Sherwood Kids Production Coordinator

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